OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it.
Warren Buffett just published his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors, and buried in...
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died. Fox spokeswoman Dana Klinghoffer confirmed ...
The future of transportation is here with this flying motorcycle.
The list is piling up.
Chesapeake Energy was upgraded by a UBS analyst, who said the company’s stock had fallen too far to stay bearish.
I figured I would save money by ditching my plastic, but I couldn't have predicted how much.
Progress is accelerating for a start-up combine manufacturer in Newton. Tribine Harvester LLC is ramping up production on a high-capacity combine that is designed to reduce operational expenses. “We’re ...
Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders is out, and it’s full of wisdom from the Oracle of Omaha. In it, Buffett, the 86-year-old CEO of the company, offers his thoughts on American business and, by extension, the US stock market. “America’s economic achievements have led to staggering profits for stockholders,” Buffett writes.
Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has been watching the controversy over health care play out from the sidelines, and he understands better than most how hard it is to forge a compromise within his party, even under the best of circumstances. Boehner is no fan of President Donald Trump, and declared last December that the election campaign had been “the most bizarre political year that we've seen in 100 years.” In the new Trumpian political era, Boehner is persona non grata among many Republicans he once led. While the former speaker’s comments will be taken with a grain of salt by diehards determined to repeal and replace the Obamacare later this year, Boehner on Thursday predicted that Trump and the Republicans would fall far short of their goal.
Although President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to cut federal taxes, state taxes are rising across the U.S. as financially strapped states search for funds to repair deteriorating infrastructure and close widening budget shortfalls. Alaska currently has no income or state sales tax. Raising existing state taxes or imposing new ones could backfire if they lead to fewer taxpayers.
We expect leading contract driller SeaDrill Ltd. (SDRL) to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter results on Tuesday, Feb 28.
Feb.23 -- Ivanka Trump has urged lawmakers writing a tax overhaul to include a deduction for child care expenses, but with a price tag of as much as $500 billion over a decade, she may have trouble finding support in Congress. Bloomberg’s Shannon Pettypiece reports on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”
For nearly a decade, rock-bottom mortgage rates have fueled the housing market, but that could end as rates start climbing. More than half of current home shoppers consider rising interest rates among the top factors affecting their ability to buy a home, according to a new survey from Zillow Group Mortgages. On the median priced home, an increase in mortgage rates from 4 percent to 5 percent would add $100 to the monthly bill, according to Zillow.
Vanguard is lowering fees again and ETF investors are winning.
The company has nearly a decade of declining sales and earnings with no turnaround in sight.
Norwegian is expanding its network of flights to the United States starting in mid-June after receiving long-awaited U.S. approval in December for its Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International to operate routes across the Atlantic. Established U.S. carriers have been forced to consider restricted cheaper fares and redesigned cabins with more seats to win budget-conscious travelers to compete with Norwegian and rival Icelandic carrier Wow Air. Norwegian's $65 fares will be for a one-way ticket to UK and Irish destinations from smaller airports in New York state, Providence, Rhode Island, and Hartford, Connecticut.
Master limited partnership Phillips 66 Partners offers steady dividend payouts thanks to quarters of impressive growth.
Employers that provided generous matching contributions and a menu of low-cost investments to workers scored well on this retirement benefits ranking.